Does Rumor Affect Our Impression on and Action to Others?
On the internet, there are a huge number of fake news, false information, conscious and unconscious spreading of
unconfirmed information to affect our decision. In this paper, we aim to outline how Internet rumors affect our impression on
and action to others. We inductively study how we change in our trust, understanding, intimacy and good impression to others
by reading hypothetical rumors. Besides, we also aim to visualize how rumors affect our actions to the target persons. Our
finding reveals that rumors do affect our evaluations and actions to others, it is also true in the cases when we have no contact
with the target before.
Index Terms - Rumor, Fake news, Bully, Internet, Impression, Action.